Following her outstanding performance in last year’s “Mad Max: Fury Road”, Charlize Theron is now set to star in the upcoming Fast and Furious movie. Theron will play a villain while other stars include Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, and Tyrese Gibson.
Fast and Furious 8 is directed by F Gary Gray. Charlize Theron is an ideal choice to play villain in the upcoming movie says the team. She has proved her stance in playing cold hearted antagonists in Prometheus besides Huntsman franchise. Her appearance in the new Fast and Furious 8 has been confirmed on the official F&F Twitter account wherein she is referred to as Vin Diesel and company’s greatest adversary.
— Fast & Furious (@FastFurious) April 7, 2016
While Rick Yune died in the original F&F, Joaquim de Almeida was shot dead by Dwayne Johnson at the end of Fast Five. Other villains like Cole Hauser in 2 Fast 2 Furious, Brian Tee and Sonny Chiba in Tokyo Drift, John Ortiz in Fast & Furious, Luke Evans in Fast and Furious 6 and Jason Statham in Furious 7 all survived encounters with Dom, Brian and crew.
The upcoming movie which could be titled Fast 8 arrives in theaters on 14th April 2017. Teasers of the movie have appeared hinting that settings could be at Manhattan or at the Empire State Building. Photos also reveal filming at Reykjavik, Iceland.